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Money Saving Winter Roofing Tips- Spot Out Faulty Gutters Yourself
Jun 24, 2016 | 2 2 comments | 468 468 recommendations | email to a friend
A good roof is perhaps one of the most important investments a homeowner can make. Any good investment requires good maintenance. One of the most crucial factors in upholding a roofing system is th...
How to Throw a Block Party in Queens
Jun 16, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 105 105 recommendations | email to a friend
By George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . A Block Party is defined as a community sponsored, public event where there are no sales of goods or servi...
Camping Safety Guidelines
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 100 100 recommendations | email to a friend
Schools are letting out and summer vacations begin. Many children will be heading off to summer camps as part of their vacation recreation and many families plan their own camping trips, some for f...
Is My Job Protected While I Pursue a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 103 103 recommendations | email to a friend
Workers Compensation Attorneys Queens & New York If you have been injured on the job and need to seek compensation under New York’s workers’ compensation laws, you may have some concerns about whet...
Dominoes Pizza Sued for Wage and Hour Violations
Jun 14, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 114 114 recommendations | email to a friend
Recently New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman filed a lawsuit against Domino’s Pizza for underpaying staff. According to Legal Reader , last year the Attorney General’s Office settled for $1...
How to Contest your Queens Property Taxes and(or) Building Classification
May 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
by George Herrera , Realtor & Co-Owner of the Queens Home Team at Keller Williams Realty . One issue that we see a lot here in Queens is a property tax assessment that doesn’t match the legal use o...
Restaurants Can Throw Dog Lovers a Bone
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
NYC Employment Defense Attorney “I’m so pleased that the city Department of Health threw dog lovers a bone,” Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal (D-Manhattan) was quoted as saying by The New York Daily N...
The Workers’ Compensation Has Ruled Against You—What Are Your Options?
May 24, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 225 225 recommendations | email to a friend
by Pyrros & Serres LLP , Workers Compensation Attorneys Workers Compensation Attorneys in New York You were hurt on the job and filed a legitimate claim, but the New York State Workers’ Compensatio...
Playground Injuries on the Rise: How You Can Protect Your Child
May 17, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 258 258 recommendations | email to a friend
by Steven Palermo | May 11, 2016  Kids love to play outdoors and physical exercise is good for them. The fact that playground injuries are on the rise may be frightening to some parents. Even so, t...
The Zadroga Act—What is It and How Does It Affect Workers' Compensation?
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Author:Pyrros & Serres LLP In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, many people volunteered to help clean up after the devastation of the twin towers at the World Trade Center. Many of those volunte...

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arts and entertainmemt
Playing “The Race Card” at Queens World Film Festival
The film block discussed issues of race as well as police brutality
Mar 24, 2016 | 1 1 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Talented artists to lead art workshop for local youth
The Young Creators Art Workshop at Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens.
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 37 37 recommendations | email to a friend
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Adrianna Mateo inches closer to new album with pre-CD show
The classically trained musician just performed the new single off of her new rock singer-songwriter album
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 17 to March 24
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
Mar 15, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Amy Virginia releases 3rd album, "Not Us"
Her album, "Not Us," is a showcase of strength and creativity
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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The Receiver to share music with Brooklyn & Queens
On back-to-back nights, fans of Radiohead and Pink Floyd within the five boroughs will be able to listen live to a unique, quickly-rising band in Brooklyn and Queens.
Mar 08, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 11 to March 17
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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St. Michael’s holds a Concert of Classics
St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst gave back to the community through its third annual Concert of Classics on Saturday.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - March 3 to March 10
Entertainment events happening in Queens and Brooklyn
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lexington Piano Trio to perform 3 centuries of piano trios
On Saturday, March 5, at 7:30 p.m., the Lexington Piano Trio will perform various musical pieces, spanning across three centuries, for a night of lively and heart-tugging traditional performances.
Mar 01, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 32 32 recommendations | email to a friend
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Cultural wedding outfits on display in Flushing
The Lucky in Love features different traditional wedding attire from Asian countries.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Brooklyn showcases helps you prepare for your day
Need help picking the band for your wedding? Wedding Crashers have and will be hosting wedding showcases around Brooklyn.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 34 34 recommendations | email to a friend
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Weekly Entertainment Calendar - Feb. 25 to March 3
Entertainment events occurring in Brooklyn and Queens.
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Before the wedding comes the engagement photos
Cynthia Chung shares what goes on in an engagement session.
Feb 25, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local fans help push "Deadpool" to box-office record
During opening weekend, Deadpool earned an impressive $135 million.
Feb 17, 2016 | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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national news
By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Turkey defied pressure from the European Union on Thursday to amend its anti-terrorism laws, saying that a suicide bomb attack at Istanbul airport this week that killed 42 people provided further vindication of its tough stance. The EU repeated that Turkey should modify its anti-terrorism laws, saying they limit freedom of expression and allow arrests of rights activists. Ankara showed no sign of budging.
2016-06-30 16:15:59 -0400

This photo provided by NBC and HD Studio shows NBC's daytime and late night set for the Rio Olympics located on Copacabana Beach in Rio. NBC says it will provide 85 hours of virtual reality programming during the Rio Olympics in August, but only to users of Samsung Galaxy smartphones and the Samsung Gear VR headset. (HD Studio/Courtesy of NBC via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Athletes in Rio will compete to be the fastest sprinter and highest jumper at the Olympics this August. But there's another test underway as well: How well can virtual reality capture sporting events?


2016-06-30 16:15:05 -0400

A study has found that the September ozone hole over the Antarctic has shrunk by 1.5 million square miles, signaling good news for the environmentThe hole in the ozone layer over the Antarctic has begun to shrink, signaling good news for the environment decades after an international accord to phase out certain pollutants, researchers said Thursday. The study found that the ozone hole had shrunk by 1.5 million square miles (four million square kilometers) -- an area about the size of India -- since 2000. Most of the world signed on to the Montreal Protocol in 1987, which banned the use of CFCs.


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